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Sat 5th Dec 2020
Royal National Park, NSW

The Coastal Classic is a 30km trail run along one of the most stunning tracks in Australia, it has everything to offer from rocky terrain, sand running and beaches, to cliff-tops, bushland, rainforest and steep hill inclines. The scenery is spectacular with breathtaking coastal views on the beach and from the cliff tops. You literally feel like you are a million miles from anywhere.

Latest news

Event Program Available

The Coastal Classic is nearly here and we’re sure you’re all super excited to finally do this epic trail run on 5th December! The course that awaits is truly beautiful; along the expansive coastal fringe of the Royal National Park south of Sydney, all the way from Otford to Bundeena. Read More

Event Update

In what has been an incredibly difficult year for the events industry your support, patience and understanding in these difficult times has been very much appreciated. Under the current NSW Public Health Order, event attendees are capped at 500 which means the first 500 runners who registered for the event will be able to take part while others unfortunately fall outside this allowance. Read More

Course Description

Want to know what to expect come race day? The Coastal Classic course has some fast running for the trail runners and some challenging "mountains" for the road runners. Check out the course as seen through the eyes of 2015 overall winner Mark Green, Physio at The Body Mechanic. Read More

What Now For Training?

Written by Mark Green from The Body Mechanic A postponed Coastal Classic is the perfect opportunity to achieve a PB in December. These are strange times, and they are fast becoming annoying times. We are very lucky in Australia compared to most countries in the world, but it is still very frustrating when our favourite events are delayed or cancelled. Read More

Event Postponed to Back Up Date

It is with great disappointment that we must announce the postponement of the Coastal Classic planned for Saturday, 5th September 2020. The event is now rescheduled for Saturday, 5th December 2020. The number of new COVID-19 cases in NSW over the past few weeks, the continued restrictions on social gatherings and the difficulties of maintaining social distancing when the vast majority of runners arrive and depart from the event via public transport  means we have no alternative but to postpone the event at this time. Read More